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JoAnn R. Ostema

Obituary for JoAnn R. Ostema

January 11, 1943 - June 11, 2020
Holland, Michigan | Age 77


JoAnn Ostema, age 77, of Holland, unexpectedly passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020 at her home.

JoAnn was a member of Christ Memorial Church, the Christ Memorial Church Choir and an active church volunteer. She loved the outdoors, was an avid gardener and enjoyed being out on the water. She also worked as a hairdresser and florist and was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.

JoAnn was preceded in death by her sister, Edith Kloese.

JoAnn is survived by her:

Husband of 51 years,
Jack Ostema

Jeffrey (Sharon) Ostema of Orland Park, IL

Krista (Ron) Greendyke of Holland

Mackenzie (Christian) Rodino of Holland
Nicolas Greendyke of Holland
Jacob Ostema of Orland Park, IL
Cassidy Ostema of Orland Park, IL

Dennis (Nancy) Ostema of North Carolina.

A graveside committal service is planned for 11:30am Tuesday, June 16 at Lakewood Cemetery (corner of Lakewood Blvd and 168th St.). Rev. Bill Boersma will officiate. Friends and guests are asked to park at Fellowship Reformed Church and walk to the cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope College, Trinity Christian College and Holland In Bloom. Arrangements are by Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home and condolence messages may be left online at

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Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home

315 E 16th St
Holland, MI 49423
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